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Aug 6, 2009 4:55am EDT
. >>> a judge has refused to sign a settlement between the sec and bank of america over bonuses. the bank agreed to pay the penalty to settle charges that it misled investors about plans to pay bounces to executives at merrill lynch. the judge said the proposed settlement would leave uncertain the truth of very serious allegations made in the complaint. >>> hyatt hotel corporation has filed with the sec proposing a public offering of shares. it valued the ipo at 1.15 billion but did not give a date for the offering t will use the proceeds for acquisitions and investment in new properties. those are your business headlines. >>> now let's talk about your pension fund or do you want to talk about your public fund. it has fallen by more than 20% in the past year. stocks or invests held by the retirement and pension system hit a high of 40.9 in 2007. officials say a drop to 28.9 million as of june 30th. the tip could force the state to dedicate money to cover employee retirement cost. >>> listen it's not too late. the governor wants your input on the budget cuts. he has received 1000 comm
Aug 11, 2009 5:00am EDT
least you can still hear them. they came with bullhorns, plaquards and opinions. >> they let america have it in front of the senator. sherrie johnson has the talk of the town hall meeting at towson university. >> reporter: they made a stop in our area last night. senator ben cardin hosted a town hall meeting at towson university. the senator faced loud vocal opposition to president barack obama's plan. he didn't talk about specifics. he says several committees in congress are still working and tweeking different versions of health care reform but the senator told the crowd doing nothing should not be an option. >> how are you going to keep my employer from stopping offering insurance and forcing me on to public options that are cheaper? [ applause ] >> you run a much greater risk if congress does nothing than if we figure out a way to bring down costs. >> we want to know how you feel about president obama's health care reform bill. log on to and click on "protesters rally against health care reform." that's in the slide show. senator cardin will be at another town hall m
Aug 26, 2009 5:00am EDT
slower. the report from the communications workers of america blames the way broad band is deployed, the companies tend to focus on the densely populated areas where they get the most subscribers. >>> chipotle mexican grill has a new application for the iphone and i-pod touch. build your own burrito, add your own fillings, sides and drink, also include special instructions like go easy on the beans. it even saves your order so you don't have to go through the same process every time. you can find the nearest restaurant and pay for your meal on your iphone. for information on all these stories log on to the technology page of those are your "tech bytes." i'm jeremy hubbard. >>> good morning. i'm jamie costello. >> i'm megan pringle. thank you for joining us. we have breaking news and that leads our top stories. sad news to tell you about. we begin with the passing of a passionate political icon after 47 years of serving the public. senator ted kennedy has died. >>> also this morning, an investigation is underway in anne arundel county. a suspect is dead and police say he
Aug 20, 2009 5:00am EDT
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Aug 31, 2009 5:00am EDT
it's not a new trend according to sociologist jeff barrel. >> taps into older traditions in america of barn raisings. >> reporter: from books to barbecue grills, cameras and cake pans, the stuff being shared runs the gamut. >> we see bicycles shared. we see car-sharing tool sheds, computer software. almost anything you need or use daily. we're now seeing it made available through sharing. >> reporter: in one particular neighborhood several neighbors chipped in for a wood chipper which they all use on specific weekends. farrell says yard equipment is ideal for sharing. >> we're seeing increasing neighborhood networking where people share roteo tillers or lawnmowers. >> reporter: even though it's the savings that has a searching for sharing buddies he sees even bigger benefits. >> they are almost more social than economic. it rebuilds community and gives us a place to look out for each other and learn to survive together as opposed to fighting individually. >> we all like to get together and help each other as much as we can. it helps in the long run for everybody. >> reporter: joce ster
Aug 10, 2009 5:00am EDT
this morning, "good morning america" will be live to report on the beginning of the human trials for the h1n1 vaccine at the university of maryland school of medicine. >>> no miracle on the hudson this weekend. no one needing to be rescued. on saturday a helicopter and small plane crashed, nobody survived. yesterday police divers pulled more bodies from the murky waters from the hudson. investigators say it's difficult grim work. >> the bottom is very murky. it's hard for the divers to see in front of them. they are trying to almost operate in the dark. >> nine people were killed in this click collision. seven bodies and some wreckage has already been pulled from the river. >>> still no budging from the president of mexico and obama. the two leaders are trying to reach agreement over the pace of u.s. drug fighting. aids and also allowing mexican trucks to be north of the border. the canadian prime minister will be sitting down with them. it's often called the three amigos summit. >>> china and japan are being battered by powerful storms. at least nine people have been killed, nine ot
Aug 4, 2009 4:55am EDT
today's business news bank of america will pay a $33 million penalty to settle government charges that it misled investors about merrill lynch's plans to pay bonuses to executives. >>> the market extended its summer rally on positive economic news. the trade group predicting u.s. manufacturing activity will grow next month. the government reported construction spending rose in june and ford motor company says its sales rose last month for the first time in nearly two years. >>> the s & p broke above for the first time in nine months. >>> for the second week in a row gas prices increased. the energy department reports the average price for a gallon of regular unleaded rose 5 cents, now $2.56. those are your business headlines this morning. >>> 5:14. the united states post office is facing the reality that hundreds of locations may have to close their doors after a really sharp decline in business due to e-mail. the postal regulatory commission is reviewing a list of nearly 700 potential locations that may close or even consolidate. >>> temperatures are starting to heat back up. we
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